Content Coordinating Teams fall under the direction of the Program Planning Council liaisons and Content Coordinating Teams’ Team Coordinator who provide direction to the teams in creating programming deliverables.
The Content Coordinating Team will review the specific areas of focus, target audiences, deliverable numbers and topics that fall under their area of discipline. Each team develops programming deliverables for law firm, law department, local and international audiences and directs deliverables to be executed by Project Teams.
One Year; renewable subject to selection process: September 1 to August 31
The team is comprised of the following roles:
- Two Program Planning Council members, serving as liaisons
- One Content Coordinating Team Coordinator
- Five to seven Content Coordinating Team members (dependent on team’s areas of focus)
The team will be supported by the ILTA Education and Content Manager and an ILTA Education Coordinator as their staff liaisons.
- Work with team members to ideate potential topics ideas.
- Develop and direct deliverables to be executed by Project Teams.
- Collaborate with team members to determine specific types of programming (i.e., webinar, podcast, article, etc.) for each topic.
- Act as Program Sponsor for at least three to five items of programming per year, to ensure Content Coordinating Team programming ideas are maintained through completion by attending Project Team kickoff calls and serving as a resource for Project Team questions.
- Work with ILTA publication staff to provide content assistance regarding white papers, surveys, Peer to Peer publications, etc. to ensure the Programming Priorities are are covered. Act as guest contributor when needed.
- Promote upcoming ILTA opportunities, events, programming and publication content through ILTA eGroups, social media and other resources as deemed appropriate.
- Collaborate with conference planning committee and other committees by providing insight into planned content ideas. Continue cross team collaboration via the team coordinators with the conference committees, member liaisons, strategic partner liaisons and international teams.
- Ensure the area of focus and subject matter are identified on all programming so it is properly tagged and searchable on website.
- Collaborate between calls using MS Teams channels to fill in or complete upcoming programming ideas.
- Firm and legal department members will review external business partner programming submissions for their digital engagement sponsor benefit, as needed, to ensure topic, title, description, content and speakers meet the needs of the target audience.
- Each month review unanswered eGroup threads to provide assistance; team members alternate organizing the thread list to present to team for review
- Abide by ILTA's Conflict of Interest Policy
AREAS OF FOCUS:
- Participate in monthly one-hour conference calls
- Participate in in-person meeting(s)
- Liaise with staff and Project Team(s) to execute deliverables
- Participate in content development between monthly calls via MS Teams channels and email
- Serve as an ambassador for ILTA by promoting content team programming
In Person Meetings (with most travel expenses covered by ILTA):
- ASCEND (January)
The Practice Management Content Coordinating Team will work to deliver quality, relevant and timely educational and member-driven programming within the areas of focus of Business & Legal Process Improvement; Financial Management and Legal Service Delivery. We are seeking a candidate with strong knowledge and practical expertise in financial management and financial management tools. The perfect applicant has advanced knowledge of some or all of the following subject matters:
Business & Legal Process Improvement:
- Document Contract/Language Analytics
- Advanced Research (e.g. FastCase, ROSS)
- Expert Systems/Legal Analysis Automation
- Business Intelligence
- Business Skills
- Change Management
- Legal Project Management
- Process Improvement/Workflow
- Project Management
- Alternative business structures e.g. Joint Ventures, Wholly-owned subsidiaries, investment subs (NextLaw Labs)
- Expense Reimbursements
- Financial Business Intelligence/dashboarding
- Financial Management Tools
- Financial Performance Measures
- Pricing Databases and Tools
- Professional Development
- Time Capture
Legal Service Delivery
QUALIFICATIONS FOR SERVICE:
- Application Software
- Client facing services
- Communication - internal and external
- Financial Management Tools & Techniques
- Emerging Practice Technology Developments in Legal Service Delivery
- Client-Firm Relationship
- Matter Management
- Project Management
- Strategic Planning
- Vendor Management
- Current ILTA member, industry participant or business partner thought leader, who is an active ILTA365 sponsor and above. Industry participants or business partners applying cannot be in a sales, marketing or business development role.
- Complete the ILTA Conflict of Interest Form
- Agree to the ILTA Non-Solicitation Policy
- At least two years’ experience working in legal technology
- At least two years’ experience in the areas of focus and target audiences of the specific area of discipline for the team
- Experience as a speaker, author, or regular e-group contributor (or other volunteer experience within ILTA or similar professional organization)
- Willingness to accept direction from the volunteer leadership and ILTA staff as required
- Willingness to always act as a reflection of ILTA’s core values
- Professional demeanor
- Ability to work within a collaborative team
- Ability to convey ideas respectfully
- Respect for protocol and history of the organization
- Ability to put aside personal objectives in deference to the needs of the membership
- Ability to provide practical programming direction for the organization
- Deep knowledge and experience of technology in the legal profession
- Effective interpersonal communication
- Ability to work within a team environment
- Ability to prioritize tasks to meet deadlines
- Business acumen
- Project management experience
- Ability to be responsive to rapidly shifting priorities
Skills you can expect to learn from this volunteer position include:
- Goal setting
- Meeting Facilitation
- Improved subject matter expertise
- Network and learn from the challenges and successes of peers
ILTA volunteer leaders do not receive compensation for their services but may be reimbursed for expenses.